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Al Ashton (1957–2007)

Al Ashton was born on June 26, 1957 in Birmingham, Warwickshire [now in West Midlands], England as Alan Hunter. He was an actor and writer, known for Gladiator (2000), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and Emmerdale (1972). He was married to Sue Gibson. He died on April 27, 2007 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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 2008 Sisterhood
Reggie
 2008 Incendiary
Male Survivor (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2007 Jekyll (TV Mini-Series)
Christopher
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Christopher (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Christopher (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2006 Wire in the Blood (TV Series)
Darren Toynton
- Time to Murder and Create (2006) ... Darren Toynton
 2000-2005 Doctors (TV Series)
Archie Royal / Paul Taylor
- Watch the Birdie (2005) ... Archie Royal (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- God's Will (2000) ... Paul Taylor
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Tim Jolly
- Landlord (2003) ... Tim Jolly (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2002 King of Bandit Jing (TV Mini-Series)
Additional Voices (English version, voice, as Al Hunter)
 2001 Mr In-Between
Fat Dave (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2001 From Hell
Stonecutter (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1996-2001 London's Burning (TV Series)
Pit Bull
- Episode #13.16 (2001) ... Pit Bull (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #13.15 (2001) ... Pit Bull (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #13.14 (2001) ... Pit Bull (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #13.13 (2001) ... Pit Bull (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #13.12 (2001) ... Pit Bull (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2000 The Wedding Tackle
Taxi Driver (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2000 Urban Gothic (TV Series)
Bill
- Pineapple Chunks (2000) ... Bill (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 2000 Lock, Stock... (TV Series)
Brummie
- ...And a Good Slopping Out (2000) ... Brummie (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2000 Gladiator
Rome Trainer #1 (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Villainous Convict
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Villainous Convict (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1999-2000 Holby City (TV Series)
Dennis
- Trust (2000) ... Dennis (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Puppy Love (1999) ... Dennis (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1999 See How They Run (TV Series short)
Insp. Greyson
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Insp. Greyson (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Insp. Greyson (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Insp. Greyson (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Insp. Greyson (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1999/II Treasure Island
George Merry (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1998 Bernard's Watch (TV Series)
George
- Gnome Time (1998) ... George
 1997-1998 The Broker's Man (TV Series)
Vinnie Stanley
- Swansong (1998) ... Vinnie Stanley (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Keyman (1998) ... Vinnie Stanley (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Playback (1998) ... Vinnie Stanley (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Horses for Courses (1998) ... Vinnie Stanley (as Al Hunter Ashton)
- Pensioned Off (1998) ... Vinnie Stanley (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1998 Duck Patrol (TV Series)
Clint
- River Rage (1998) ... Clint (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 1998 Ever After: A Cinderella Story
Cargomaster (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1997 Backup (TV Series)
Jim Kellett
- A Night Out with the Lads (1997) ... Jim Kellett (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1996 Oh Doctor Beeching! (TV Series)
Tom Samways
- Sleeping Around (1996) ... Tom Samways (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Sgt. Cornwall
- Escape (1996) ... Sgt. Cornwall (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1996 Expert Witness (TV Series documentary)
Mark Jarvis
- A Family Man (1996) ... Mark Jarvis (as Alan Hunter-Ashton)
 1996 Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's... (TV Series)
Man
- The Radio Ham (1996) ... Man
 1995 Rumble (TV Series)
Wart
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Wart (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Wart (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Wart (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Wart (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Wart (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 1994 White Goods (TV Movie)
Chris
 1994 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
ACF Drill Instructor
- Back to School Mr. Bean (1994) ... ACF Drill Instructor (as Al Hunter Ashton)
 1994 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Colin Long
- Episode #1.1875 (1994) ... Colin Long (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.1874 (1994) ... Colin Long (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.1873 (1994) ... Colin Long (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.1872 (1994) ... Colin Long (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
- Episode #1.1871 (1994) ... Colin Long (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 1994 The Brittas Empire (TV Series)
Tanker Driver
- High Noon (1994) ... Tanker Driver (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 1994 The Chief (TV Series)
Don Mellis
- Episode #4.7 (1994) ... Don Mellis
 1993 The Marshal (TV Movie)
Bruti
 1991-1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Barnstable / Sgt Tocknell
- The Bullion Boys (1993) ... Barnstable
- Alive and Kicking (1991) ... Sgt Tocknell
 1993 Brian Conley: Outside Chance (TV Movie)
Mr. Eaton (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 1993 Time After Time (TV Series)
Mr. Eaton (1994) (series 1) (as Al Hunter-Ashton)
 1993 Chef! (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- The Big Cheese (1993) ... Police Sergeant
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
First Cop
- Femme Fatale (1993) ... First Cop
 1992 The Guilty (TV Movie)
Insp. Brunskill
 1990-1991 Bergerac (TV Series)
DC Ramsden / Detective Constable Dowsett
- All for Love (1991) ... DC Ramsden
- Diplomatic Incident (1990) ... Detective Constable Dowsett
 1991 Bread (TV Series)
Badger
- Episode #7.1 (1991) ... Badger
 1991 Devices and Desires (TV Mini-Series)
Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant
 1990 The Widowmaker (TV Movie)
Mr. Wilding
 1990 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Vic McCarthy
- Falling in Love Again (1990) ... Vic McCarthy
 1990 She-Wolf of London (TV Series)
Mechanic
- The Wild Hunt (1990) ... Mechanic
 1990 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Detective
- Driven to Distraction (1990) ... Detective
 1989 The Endless Game (TV Series)
Lorry Driver
 1989 Hard Cases (TV Series)
Bailiff
- Episode #2.1 (1989) ... Bailiff
 1989 Surgical Spirit (TV Series)
Plumber
- The Locum (1989) ... Plumber
 1989 Watching (TV Series)
Sam
- Losing (1989) ... Sam
 1988 Minder (TV Series)
Bindle
- An Officer and a Car Salesman (1988) ... Bindle
 1988 A Fish Called Wanda
Warder
 1987-1988 Crossroads (TV Series)
Ray Grice
- Episode #1.4510 (1988) ... Ray Grice
- Episode dated 16 April 1987 (1987) ... Ray Grice
 1988 The Bretts (TV Series)
Bouncer
- I've Got You Under My Skin (1988) ... Bouncer
 1986-1987 Casualty (TV Series)
Nosty / Robert Palmer
- Fun Night (1987) ... Nosty
- Gas (1986) ... Robert Palmer
 1987 Rockliffe's Babies (TV Series)
Rod
- It's All Happening (1987) ... Rod
 1986 Lost Empires (TV Mini-Series)
Policeman
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Policeman
 1986 Agent on Ice
Thug (as Al Hunter)
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Special Branch man
- Rough Trip (1986) ... Special Branch man
 1986 Constant Hot Water (TV Series)
Brian
- Full House (1986) ... Brian
- The Germans Are Coming (1986) ... Brian
- Sunday Lunch (1986) ... Brian
- Bed and Breakfast (1986) ... Brian
 1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (TV Series)
- What a Country! (1986)
 1985 Seeing Things (TV Series)
Boris
- Defective Vision (1985) ... Boris (as Al Hunter)
 1984 Arthur's Hallowed Ground (TV Movie)
Billy
 1984 Weekend Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe
 1983 Storyboard (TV Series)
Copytaker
- Lytton's Diary (1983) ... Copytaker
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Bill Sullivan
- Hartley's Midnight Cowboy (1982) ... Bill Sullivan
 1982 Remembrance
John
 1982 Angels (TV Series)
Mike Hathaway
- Episode #8.4 (1982) ... Mike Hathaway
- Episode #8.3 (1982) ... Mike Hathaway
- Episode #8.2 (1982) ... Mike Hathaway
- Episode #8.1 (1982) ... Mike Hathaway
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Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Al Hunter Ashton | Al Hunter | Alan Hunter-Ashton | Al Hunter-Ashton | Alun Nipper
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